While growing up, I enjoyed cooking for the whole family. So it's no surprise that I'm now a dietitian. This casserole was popular in a cafeteria where I once worked. —Mrs. Troy Hawk, Sheridan, Missouri
This hearty bake is perfect after picking pumpkins or watching a football game in the crisp autumn air. Topped with buttery bread crumbs, the piping-hot combination of chicken, mixed vegetables and stuffing makes it a great one-dish wonder.
-Angela Oelschlaeger, Tonganoxie, Kansas
Searching for an entree that's special enough for company, yet easy on the cook? Try this memorable make-ahead meal from Harriett McKay of Cathedral City, California. It features chunks of tender chicken, mushrooms and water chestnuts in a cheesy sauce.
This rich and creamy chicken salad would be a welcome addition to any buffet table. "This salad is among my family's favorite casseroles," notes Eleanor Hein of Kirkland, Illinois. "It's great for potlucks."
My guests like this casserole even if they don't usually like all the ingredients in it! For instance, people who don't care for broccoli don't mind it in this dish. And I like the way it's so easy to make and serve when company comes. —Suzann Verdun, Lisle, Illinois
When I serve a meal that's considered good by all eight members of my family, I call that recipe a winner. These chicken squares with mushroom sauce passed the test.—Irene Burkholder, Leola, Pennsylvania
Our youngest daughter tweaked this recipe to our tastes. To stuff the shells, we cut off the end of a disposable cake-decorating bag and slipped the filling inside. It worked like a charm. No mess!—Gale Sparling, Pembroke, Ontario